Lost items on US-Mexico border become art

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By Julia Hutton

Two Oakland artists are taking an innovative look at the US-Mexico border conflict in Border Cantos, an exhibition now on display at The San Jose Museum of Art.

Landscape photographer Richard Misrach and experimental composer Guillermo Galindo began collaborating on the show four years ago, after a chance meeting at San Francisco’s Pop-Up Magazine. They explore border issues by focusing on lonely objects found abandoned in the border zone: a migrant’s cast-off shoe or an empty food tin, rolled across the sand by the wind.

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